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Amazing 3-Bedroom Garden Condo Near U Of C

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, for 6pp on a quiet, residential block. No parties allowed.

**When sending an inquiry, please let me know how many people will be in your party and what is bringing you to Chicago. Also, please keep in mind there are no parties allowed.**

Nestled in the heart of the up-and-coming, Woodlawn/Hyde park Area. A short 6-minute drive will have you at the beaches & running trails of Lake Michigan, the world-renowned Museum of Science & Industry or US Cellular Field and 15 minutes to Grant Park & downtown, Chicago.

Steps away from the 372-acre Washington Park & the historic University of Chicago School & Hospital. Walking distance to green line el station & Greenline coffee shop. A gated property, on a quiet and safe block.

The area is being revitalized and, although to arrive at the property, depending on your route, you must drive through some less than desirable appearing areas from the expressway, once you arrive, you will find the block to be quite nice.

The building is 4 blocks from the SW border of The University of Chicago campus.

The Space

This comfortable unit is cozy enough to make the big city feel like a country cottage; yet stylish enough to make you feel like you're in a downtown condo. It's the perfect 3-bedroom apartment for a weekend getaway or for a long-term stay, with ample free street parking to boast. Two of the bedrooms have queen size beds. The third bedroom has two twin beds.

Guest Access

The condo will be exclusively yours.

Interaction with Guests

This is a private 3-bedroom unit to which you will have exclusive access. I live on the premises in another private unit and am happy to help in any capacity necessary in advance of or during your visit.

The Neighborhood

The gated building is located on the border of Hyde Park and Woodlawn. It is on a safe and quiet block that feels like more like a suburb rather than a condo in the heart of the city.

Bear in mind, Chicago is very much a block-by-block sort of city. One block could have million dollar homes and just 2 blocks over could be a very different story. My building is situated in a location that lends itself to a very nice and comfortable experience. I've had families with children and single individuals stay at my location. Each of them has enjoyed their stay and I have enjoyed hosting them.

Getting Around

The green line is a short 5-minute walk away which can serve as your access point to the entire city. There are also several buses that run nearby. The closest stop is at the corner of my block.

More Details
Registration Number : APPLICATION PENDING

Owner
Anthony Turner
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Anthony Turner

I'm the youngest of 15 children sort of like the Brady Bunch. My Mom had 6, Dad 3 from a previous marriage and my mom remarried to a great guy who had 6 kids. We all get along swimmingly.

I love to travel the world and love to open my home up to people who enjoy seeing other parts of the world. I work hard to make it a great experience for them.

My first international trip was to Japan. I went there as a United States Ambassador when I was 17 with a singing group I founded. I have since been to China, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, Mexico, France, Spain, Guatemala, Dubai, Kenya, Bali, Brazil, England, Hungary, Czech Republic and several other islands & countries. One of my goals for the coming years is to explore more of the United States and check some of the boxes on my bucket list like Iceland and Australia.

Anthony Turner purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Anthony Turner chose Woodlawn

It's beautiful, comfortable and clean!

What makes this apartment unique

A home away from home in a residential neighborhood, near The University of Chicago, Hyde Park, Science of Industry, Jackson and Washington Parks and the 63rd street Green Line.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Woodlawn in Jackson Park

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Towels are provided
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , There is also a sofa in the main bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Great space in a residential neighborhood.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

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Amazing 3-Bedroom Garden Condo Near U Of C
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews
5

Convenient, comfortable and host was very helpful

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using VRBO and we really were so pleased with our host, Anthony, and his home. The condo and rooms in it were nice sized and the kitchen was well appointed with what was needed for our stay. The beds and pillows were extremely comfortable as well. Anthony reached out to us with information before we even got to Chicago and pleasantly kept in touch with us checking if we had any questions or if anything could make our stay more comfortable several times during our trip. The WiFi worked well and we were very close to the L train which took us into downtown Chicago. I would stay here again if visiting the city. Thank you Anthony!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well-appointed 3 bedroom property

  • 5 of 5

Anthony was very responsive to all inquiries and even spent time talking me through how to find the parking lot for which he gave us free parking at in downtown. The property was nicely decorated and comfortable for our group of 5. Parking was free and directly in front of the house.

Beyond Anthony's control is the neighborhood. I did feel a little concerned on the drive from the highway to the house. I passed several boarded up homes along the way, but Anthony's block is nice. It appears the neighborhood is improving and that takes time. Once we were settled into the property we felt completely safe and would not hesitate to return. It was very quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

The Garden Apartment was nicely decorated, very clean, good location, easy street parking. Beds were comfortable. Anthony was helpful with advice for getting around, and even gave us a parking pass to shop downtown. He let us know ahead of time that the stove did not work, but that was not a problem, as we only ate breakfast there. Great Place, we would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely & Spacious Home Away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

Anthony was an excellent host and went above & beyond for us! This property is lovely, clean, well decorated, and has plenty of space for a family to stay. Thank you, Anthony!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we chose to stay here for our holiday visit.

As usual, the apartment was ready, clean and inviting. The owner is

friendly and responds immediately to inquires. We always enjoy our stay and recommend it without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lots of room.. close to medical center

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room, linens, even food in this apt. We stayed there pre & postop during a recent surgery. Comfortable beds with extra space for daughters who flew up for the weekend. Kitchen very convenient; we went to local grocery and made

my recovery easier & so much better than a hotel!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
14.2 Miles
Midway International Airport
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £52.79
Damage Deposit £105.59

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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